java fern

  1. j

    jes28 New Member Member


    Ive just bought some java fern, it has foam round it with a lead weight.
    Can I just place it on the gravel with the weight still on, or do I need to remove the weight and cover roots with gravel.
  2. atmmachine816

    atmmachine816 Fishlore VIP Member

    i would think remove the foam and weight and cover it with gravel or tie it down to something
  3. G

    Gunnie Well Known Member Member

    Java Fern does best when the roots are exposed, and all that stuff is removed. Try tying your java fern to a piece of driftwood. Within a couple of weeks, it should be attached on its own, and the string or thread can be removed. It really looks great this way! ;)
  4. 0morrokh

    0morrokh Fishlore VIP Member

    Yeah, and I don't think you can put anything lead into your aquarium, correct me if I'm wrong.